Resume for Michael Kruckenberg

Michael Kruckenberg (weblog)
Boston, MA


Ambitious technology-focused individual seeking to promote innovative development and build excitement around use of open source software.

Work Experience

Principal Software Engineer

OpenAir, A NetSuite Company (OpenAir)
Boston, MA
2006 - 2010

Technical Manager

Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase (TUSK)
Boston, MA
2005 - 2006

Senior Programmer

Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase (TUSK)
Boston, MA
2001 - 2005

Web Developer

Jenzabar (corporate site)
Cambridge, MA
1999 - 2001

Training Coordinator

Tufts University
Medford, MA
1998 - 1999

PHP Contractor

Boston, MA
1998 - 2004

Assistant Manager

Woodland Enterprises
Moscow, ID
1994 - 1998

Technical Skills

Expert in Perl (OO, mod_perl, HTML::Mason, scripting), PHP, SQL, XML, XSLT, HTML, Apache, JavaScript, AJAX, shell scripting, and multiple version control systems (CVS, subversion, RCS). Expert in database administration, tuning, and programming with MySQL. Advanced knowledge of Unix and Linux systems administration, particularly as it relates to web-based services. Experienced in use and administration of NFS, DNS, Sendmail, and make tools for compiling software. Some experience with Python, Ruby (including Rails), Java, Oracle, and PostgreSQL. Mastered design tools in a former life as a web designer. Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and other productivity tools.


MA Integrated Marketing Communication (Technology Focus)

Emerson College, Boston, MA
Degree awarded 2001

BA Public Communication

University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Degree awarded 1997
Graduated with Honors

Publications and Presentations

Invited member of MySQL Guild, in Writer, Speaker and Technical guilds.

Invited to present on MySQL at PHP Quebec 2006

Featured speaker at the 2006 MySQL Users Conference, presenting on backups

Author of MySQL 5 Stored Procedures, Views, and Triggers, Linux Magazine December 2005

Author of MySQL 5 Stored Functions and Cursors, Linux Magazine February 2006

Sample Chapter from ProMySQL published on MySQL Developer Zone

Author of Pro MySQL (2005, Apress)

Presented Using MySQL for Binary Data at OSCON 2004

Presented Transforming XML for Web and Print at OSCON 2003

Other Activities

Actively write on personal weblog, syndicated to Planet MySQL

Regular attendee at Web 2.0 Expo, MySQL Users Conference, O'Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON)

Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society